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    • Interaction between use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and selected genetic polymorphisms in ovarian cancer risk 

      Pinheiro, Simone P.; Gates, Margaret A.; De Vivo, Immaculata; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Tworoger, Shelley Slate; Titus-Ernstoff, Linda; Hankinson, Susan E.; Cramer, Daniel William (e-Century Publishing, 2010)
      Inflammation and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) may play important role in ovarian cancer. However, epidemiologic data are inconsistent, possibly reflecting inter-individual genetic differences affecting ...
    • A Large Cohort Study of Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism in Relation to Gynecologic Cancers 

      Kang, Jae H.; Kueck, Angela S.; Stevens, Richard; Curhan, Gary; De Vivo, Immaculata; Rosner, Bernard; Alexander, Erik; Tworoger, Shelley S. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
      Background:. Thyroid status may influence tumorigenesis of gynecologic cancers, yet epidemiologic studies of this relationship are limited and inconsistent. Methods:. We evaluated the association of self-reported history ...
    • Lung Cancer and Vehicle Exhaust in Trucking Industry Workers 

      Garshick, Eric; Laden, Francine; Hart, Jaime Elizabeth; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; David, Mary E.; Eisen, Ellen A.; Smith, Thomas J. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2008)
      Background: An elevated risk of lung cancer in truck drivers has been attributed to diesel exhaust exposure. Interpretation of these studies specifically implicating diesel exhaust as a carcinogen has been limited because ...
    • Lung Cancer in Railroad Workers Exposed to Diesel Exhaust 

      Garshick, Eric; Laden, Francine; Hart, Jaime Elizabeth; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Smith, Thomas J.; Dockery, Douglas W.; Speizer, Frank Erwin (National Institue of Environmental Health Sciences, 2004)
      Diesel exhaust has been suspected to be a lung carcinogen. The assessment of this lung cancer risk has been limited by lack of studies of exposed workers followed for many years. In this study, we assessed lung cancer ...
    • Mammographic density and breast cancer risk: a mediation analysis 

      Rice, Megan S.; Bertrand, Kimberly A.; VanderWeele, Tyler J.; Rosner, Bernard A.; Liao, Xiaomei; Adami, Hans-Olov; Tamimi, Rulla M. (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: High mammographic density (MD) is a strong risk factor for breast cancer. However, it is unclear whether high MD is an intermediate phenotype or whether breast cancer risk factors influence breast cancer risk ...
    • OA05.01. Altering Nutrition-Related Behaviors of Healthcare Professionals through CME Involving Nutrition Experts and Chefs 

      Eisenberg, David Miles; Miller, A.M.; McManus, K; Erickson, M; Drescher, G; Burgess, J; Bernstein, A.; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Rimm, Eric B.; Willett, Walter C. (BioMed Central, 2012)
    • Oral Contraceptive Use and Colorectal Cancer in the Nurses' Health Study I and II 

      Charlton, Brittany Michelle; Wu, Kana; Zhang, Xuehong; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Fuchs, Charles Stewart; Missmer, Stacey Ann; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Willett, Walter C.; Michels, Karin B. (American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), 2015)
      Background—It remains unclear if oral contraceptive (OC) use is associated with the incidence of colorectal cancer. Few studies have examined this association by duration of OC use, time since last OC use, and different ...
    • Oral contraceptive use and mortality after 36 years of follow-up in the Nurses' Health Study: prospective cohort study 

      Charlton, Brittany Michelle; Rich-Edwards, Janet Wilson; Colditz, Graham Andrew; Missmer, Stacey Ann; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Speizer, Frank E.; Michels, Karin B. (BMJ, 2014)
      Objective: To determine whether use of oral contraceptives is associated with all cause and cause specific mortality. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Nurses’ Health Study, data collected between 1976 and ...
    • Ovarian cancer risk factors by tumor dominance, a surrogate for cell of origin 

      Kotsopoulos, Joanne; Terry, Kathryn Lynne; Poole, Elizabeth M.; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Murphy, Megan A.; Hecht, Jonathan Lewis; Crum, Christopher Paul; Missmer, Stacey Ann; Cramer, Daniel William; Tworoger, Shelley Slate (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
      Differentiating ovarian tumors based on developmental pathway may further our understanding of the disease. Traditionally, ovarian cancers were thought to arise from the ovarian surface epithelium; however, recent evidence ...
    • Postmenopausal mammographic breast density and subsequent breast cancer risk according to selected tissue markers 

      Yaghjyan, Lusine; Pettersson, Andreas; Colditz, Graham A; Collins, Laura C; Schnitt, Stuart J; Beck, Andrew H; Rosner, Bernard; Vachon, Celine; Tamimi, Rulla M (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
      Background: This study aimed to determine if associations of pre-diagnostic percent breast density, absolute dense area, and non-dense area with subsequent breast cancer risk differ by the tumour's molecular marker status. ...
    • Pre-Diagnostic Leukocyte Genomic DNA Methylation and the Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Women 

      Nan, Hongmei; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Wu, Kana; Selhub, Jacob; Paul, Ligi; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Fuchs, Charles Stewart; Cho, Eunyoung (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: Abnormal one-carbon metabolism may lead to general genomic (global) hypomethylation, which may predispose an individual to the development of colorectal neoplasia. Methods: We evaluated the association between ...
    • A prospective cohort study of dietary indices and incidence of epithelial ovarian cancer 

      Xie, Jing; Poole, Elizabeth M; Terry, Kathryn L; Fung, Teresa T; Rosner, Bernard A; Willett, Walter C; Tworoger, Shelley S (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Several dietary indices have been developed to measure overall diet quality, including the Healthy Eating Index-2005 (HEI-2005), which measures adherence to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines from the USDA; the ...
    • A prospective study of oral contraceptive use and colorectal adenomas 

      Charlton, Brittany Michelle; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Fuchs, Charles Stewart; Chan, Andrew Tan; Lee, Jung; Cao, Yin; Missmer, Stacey Ann; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Willett, Walter C.; Wu, Kana; Michels, Karin B. (Springer Nature, 2016)
      Purpose—The influence of reproductive factors on colorectal cancer, including oral contraceptive (OC) use, has been examined, but less research is available on OC use and adenomas. Methods—Participants of the Nurses' ...
    • Recruitment and retention of participants in a pragmatic randomized intervention trial at three community health clinics: Results and lessons learned 

      Warner, Erica; Glasgow, Russell E; Emmons, Karen Maria; Bennett, Gary G; Askew, Sandy; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Colditz, Graham A. (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Obesity and hypertension and their associated health complications disproportionately affect communities of color and people of lower socioeconomic status. Recruitment and retention of these populations in ...
    • Restoring Systemic GDF11 Levels Reverses Age-Related Dysfunction in Mouse Skeletal Muscle 

      Sinha, M; Jang, Y. C.; Oh, Juhyun; Khong, Danika Mei Po; Wu, Elizabeth Y; Manohar, Rohan; Miller, Christine; Regalado, Samuel G.; Loffredo, F; Pancoast, James R.; Hirshman, Michael F; Lebowitz, Jessica; Shadrach, Jennifer; Cerletti, Massimiliano; Kim, Mi Jeong; Serwold, Thomas Francis; Goodyear, Laurie Joy; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Lee, Richard Theodore; Wagers, Amy Jo (American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2014)
      Parabiosis experiments indicate that impaired regeneration in aged mice is reversible by exposure to a young circulation, suggesting that young blood contains humoral “rejuvenating” factors that can restore regenerative ...
    • Risk Prediction for Breast, Endometrial, and Ovarian Cancer in White Women Aged 50 y or Older: Derivation and Validation from Population-Based Cohort Studies 

      Pfeiffer, Ruth M.; Park, Yikyung; Kreimer, Aimée R.; Lacey, James V.; Pee, David; Greenlee, Robert T.; Buys, Saundra S.; Hollenbeck, Albert; Rosner, Bernard; Gail, Mitchell H.; Hartge, Patricia (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: Breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancers share some hormonal and epidemiologic risk factors. While several models predict absolute risk of breast cancer, there are few models for ovarian cancer in the general ...
    • Risk Prediction Models with Incomplete Data with Application to Prediction of Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer: Prospective Data from the Nurses' Health Study 

      Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Colditz, Graham A.; Iglehart, James Dirk; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Introduction: A number of breast cancer risk prediction models have been developed to provide insight into a woman's individual breast cancer risk. Although circulating levels of estradiol in postmenopausal women predict ...
    • Short-term weight gain and breast cancer risk by hormone receptor classification among pre- and postmenopausal women 

      Rosner, Bernard; Eliassen, A. Heather; Toriola, Adetunji T.; Hankinson, Susan E.; Willett, Walter C.; Natarajan, Loki; Colditz, Graham A. (Springer US, 2015)
      Obesity is well established as a cause of postmenopausal breast cancer incidence and mortality. In contrast, adiposity in early life reduces breast cancer incidence. However, whether short-term weight change influences ...
    • Surrogates of Long-Term Vitamin D Exposure and Ovarian Cancer Risk in Two Prospective Cohort Studies 

      Prescott, Jennifer; Bertrand, Kimberly A.; Poole, Elizabeth M.; Rosner, Bernard A.; Tworoger, Shelley S. (MDPI, 2013)
      Experimental evidence and ecologic studies suggest a protective role of vitamin D in ovarian carcinogenesis. However, epidemiologic studies using individual level data have been inconsistent. We evaluated ultraviolet (UV)-B ...
    • Talc Use, Variants of the GSTM1, GSTT1, and NAT2 Genes, and Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer 

      Gates, M. A.; Tworoger, Shelley Slate; Terry, Kathryn Lynne; Titus-Ernstoff, L.; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; De Vivo, Immaculata; Cramer, Daniel William; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth (American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), 2008)
      Epidemiologic evidence suggests a possible association between genital use of talcum powder and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer; however, the biological basis for this association is not clear. We analyzed interactions ...